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  • Corona Virus
  • maart 08, 2021 15:19

N. American lumber prices at record levels

Last week, North America construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices surpassed a threshold that industry veterans never imagined, in their wildest dreams, they would ever see. The wholesaler sales prices on benchmark softwood lumber commodity Western Spruce-Pine-Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr at US$1,012 mfbm...... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • maart 08, 2021 12:08

Overview of current trends in China's log import market

Since the beginning of the year, the Chinese timber market is impacted by a low availability of wood, rising prices which had brought anxiety to the market and increased the production and operation costs of Chinese enterprises...... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • maart 08, 2021 11:50

Overview of Vietnamese wood product exports in 2020

In 2020, in spite of the pandemic, Vietnam's exports of wood and wood products (W&WP) amounted to US$12.371 billion, a year-on-year growth of 16%. Of this, WP export were valued at US$9.535 billion, 22.5% up compared to 2019 and accounted for 77% of total W&WP exports. With this growth rate W&WP steadily remain amongst top 6 export commodity groups in Vietnam...... [meer...]

  • Speciale rapporten
  • maart 08, 2021 11:38

Pakistan tries to prevent price-related chaos on the import market

Pakistan is experiencing a major economical imbalance caused by the Corona virus pandemic. The country was suffering from issues even before due to depreciation of Rupee; now the situation has further deteriorated. Today 1 US-$ equals around 160 Rupees. As Fordaq experts anticipate, in a few... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • maart 04, 2021 13:36

Peru: Exports of wood products declined in 2020

The FOB value of semi-manufactured Peruvian wood product exports in 2020 totalled US$55.4 million representing a year on year decline of 31%... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • maart 04, 2021 12:27

Demand for Bavarian logs is increasing, price has bottomed out

After the worst wood market crisis of the past 30 years, the Bavarian State Forests have seen a consolidation of the wood market and a noticeable increase in the price of softwood...... [meer...]

Corona Virus
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  • maart 03, 2021 13:23

Sharp fall in tropical share of European wood products market

Despite upheaval in the EU27+UK wood market and wider economy in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the total dollar value of EU27+UK imports of wood (HS44) and wood furniture (HS94) products fell only 4% to US$21.86 billion euro in 2020...... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • maart 01, 2021 13:34

Metsä Group reports 4Q and FY 2020 results

Metsä Group’s sales in the 4Q 2020 totalled Euro 1,357.2 million, whereas sales of the corresponding period in the previous year were Euro 1,290.3 million. The comparable operating result was Euro 94 million...... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • maart 01, 2021 12:16

Malaysia: 2020 timber industry performance

The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) has reported last year’s performance of the timber sector. Exports were RM 22.02 bil (RM 22.50 bil in 2019) while total imports were RM 6.81 bil (RM 5.95 bil in 2019)...... [meer...]

  • Corona Virus
  • februari 26, 2021 14:15

European laminate flooring sector grows 2.74% in 2020 despite pandemic

Despite special circumstances in 2020, Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) has announced that their members were able to grow their business by 2.74% in comparison to 2019, with 459.0 million m² of flooring sold...... [meer...]

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